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Company Name: The Long Island Power Authority

Utility ERM Manager Job Posting

November 2017

The Long Island Power Authority (“LIPA”) is seeking a candidate for the position of Utility Enterprise Risk Management (“ERM”) Manager (“ERM Manager”).

The ERM Manager reports to LIPA’s Director of Risk Management and is responsible for administering and facilitating the activities of LIPA’s ERM Program.

The successful candidate understands electric utility operations, possesses a bachelor’s degree and has a minimum of 3-5 years electric utility experience across a variety of departments. The ERM Manager must also have:
• Advanced skills with Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other statistical and database applications such as Tableau or similar risk data warehouse and visualization software applications;
• Excellent communication skills for effective reporting, presentations and group facilitation;
• Ability to build and manage successful professional relationships;
• Strong ability to analyze data and effectively communicate key points to senior management
• Ability to interact effectively with senior management and the Board of Trustees
• Ability to work independently, manage and execute multiple projects within required timelines and expectations

Advanced degree and previous Utility Enterprise Risk Management experience is preferred.

The primary responsibilities of the ERM Manager will include:
• Plan, schedule and execute the ERM Program components across all utility departments in a timely manner;
• Prepare materials and facilitate risk workshops/working sessions in parallel for multiple departments, understand the business chemistry of risk owners and key stakeholders, and manage milestones and key deliverables required by each department to meet the ERM project timeline;
• Proactively identify continuous improvement efforts for the Enterprise Risk Assessment (“ERA”) process consistent with utility best practices. This may require refinement of processes within LIPA’s ERM program and risk framework, modification to LIPA’s ERM Internal Procedures and Controls Manual to identify efficiencies rendering the program more effective and minimizing to the extent possible, disruption to normal business activities;
• Attend and participate in regional ERM roundtable meetings to gain insight in to leading ERM practices and processes;
• Work with each functional department and track their development of:
o “Bow-tie” risk analysis - departments will need to identify root causes and consequences for significant risks which my help to develop more informed mitigation strategies;
o Risk mitigation response and action plans including operational changes (controls, procedures and/or policies and identify budgetary needs) to mitigate risks when necessary;
o Development of risk monitoring capabilities that may utilize key risk indicators (KRIs), key risk performance indicators (KPIs) and other metrics which can be used to monitor trends for key utility risks;
• Develop and implement efficient and effective ERM risk portfolio dashboards for monitoring changes in risk trends and facilitate meaningful and consistent utility management and board reporting;
• Develop or enhance ERM tools including defining the utility’s risk appetite and tolerance for risk;
• Monitor the effectiveness of risk mitigating activities that LIPA and PSEG LI deploy to address the highest ranked key risks;
• Working with Director of ERM, develop and facilitate information dissemination program to strengthen the risk culture throughout LIPA and PSEG;
• Prepare meeting agendas and materials to communicate ERM Program activities, and recommend revised processes for consideration by LIPA’s Executive Risk Management Committee;
• Develop emerging risk communication mechanism to report key emerging risks to management;
• Work with LIPA’s Director of Internal Audit and Director of Risk Management to administer operational risk management improvement processes;
• Prepare executive level reports for utility senior management and LIPA’s Board Finance and Audit Committee on a periodic basis;
• Promote risk culture and awareness, assist in the development of communication and literacy of risk throughout the organizations.

LIPA offers a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience and responsibilities.

LIPA is an equal opportunity employer.


Interested parties should submit their cover letter and resume to Barbara Ann Dillon, Director of Human Resources and Administration, at

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